Welcome to Bloomsbury, NJ
Welcome to Bloomsbury's Website!
Most Requested Email Contacts:
Mayor - Martha Tersigni: email@example.com
Clerk Lisa Burd Reindel
See the Contact Information page for more contact information.
Public Information Session - Route 579 Bridge Replacement: May 22, 2013, 6pm - 7:30pm at the Bloomsbury Firehouse
Townwide Garage Sale: June 8, 2013
are able to find important contact information, forms, events listings, links
and other information you can use in daily life. The site will be growing, so
be sure to check back often and sign up for email alerts from the Borough.
is located on the south side of the Musconetcong River in the northwest corner
of Hunterdon County. The name is derived from the Bloom family, who were
influential in the early history of the town. It was once part of Bethlehem
Township, but was incorporated as a separate borough in 1905.
The Borough was originally known as "Johnson's Iron Works", named
after the charcoal work of Robert Johnson on the north bank of the river. In
colonial days, ore from the Musconetcong Mountain was carried down to the river
and made into "blooms", masses of wrought iron from the forge. This
is another theory of how the Borough received its name.
Bloomsbury is the third smallest municipality in Hunterdon County. While the
20th century saw some expansion of Bloomsbury's residential area - basically
following the general character of Bloomsbury as a quiet, tree-lined, small
town still remains today. We are proud of community and hope you enjoy your